Category: PA IME Doctor

February 8, 2008

>Yes. Always be polite with any doctor, even if it's the IME doctor who was hired by the workers comp insurance company. The IME doctor is likely to disagree with some aspects of your...

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January 26, 2008

>CNN article about how to be more effective when seeing your doctor. Wanted to pass it along: Image Source: pixabay/valelopardo http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/01/23/ep.obnoxious/index.html

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December 7, 2007

>Generally, yes. Once you put your physical condition at issue whether by filing a workers' comp claim, a personal injury lawsuit or a medical malpractice claim, your medical records are fair game. You lose...

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November 4, 2007

>Call me!Work injuries are often minimized on the Notice of Compensation Payable document. An insurer only has 21 days to accept or deny a claim once notice is given by the injured worker in...

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October 6, 2007

>Yes, if you have adequate proof that you incurred such expenses, have receipts/cancelled checks/documentation, and can show that the expenses relate to your accepted work injury. Employers often defend these claims, holding that Claimant...

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March 28, 2007

>Many people have a vague familiarity with the Family and Medical Leave Act. It is an important and useful tool that many employees can take advantage of, and something that is often overlooked by...

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March 18, 2007

In just about every workers’ compensation claim in Pennsylvania, a Claimant will be examined by an “Independent Medical Examiner”. As most practitioners know, these examiners are not “independent”. Instead, they are hired by the...

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